While waiting for Paul McCartney to start his set Tuesday night at US Airways Center, I tried to think of living and performing musicians who are irrefutably rock legends (metal bands purposefully excluded). I came up with The Who, Chuck Berry, The Rolling Stones, The Eagles, Rush, and The Beach Bo ... More >>
The FBI has broken up a spy network based in Houston that "enhanced" the capabilities of the Russian military by exporting sensitive, U.S.-made electronics. Alexander Fishenko and 11 others have been charged with falsifying documents and generally fooling the U.S. Department of Commerce in the last ... More >>
Arizona schools chief Tom Horne had some choice words for Andrew Thomas on KTAR last night. â€‹Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Horne is wasting no time in attacking his GOP primary opponent for attorney general, Maricopa County's former brown-bashing county attorney, Andrew Thomas.Thomas qu ... More >>
photo by Dennis Gilman Arizona ACORN Head Organizer Monica Sandschafer, ecstatic after Friday's win To cop a line from Scarface's Tony Montana, every canine has its day. Every kitty cat, too. I've been busier than blue tick hound with a briar patch full of brer rabbits, so I didn't get to blo ... More >>
How much is this egomaniac gonna cost us in the longrun? The county'll have bupkis before it's all over with. Who shot down the sheriff (metaphorically speaking), and for the second time, no less? The National Commission on Correctional Health Care, which as of Friday rejected an appeal of an earlie ... More >>
Liz Cohen's "Radical Mod" event at SMoCA juxtaposed low rider owners with Scottsdale's elite just to see what would happen
America's idol and a hoops star keep Phoenix's mercury rising
The cracked cockatoo defends the ACLU’s Dan Pochoda, wings by Pruitt’s for the day-laborer donnybrook, and searches for a tranny’s package
The vexed vulture swoops down on mean ol' Sheriff Joe, then sides with a nativist (for a change) against the mothers of MADD
Letters from the issue of Thursday, May 12, 2005
Remembering the movies that heated up cinemas this year
Letters from the week of July 8, 2004
The irreverent spirit of Pedro Alvarez lives on in his paintings
He delivered the news on KFNX, but left out the part about his criminal past
Cheryl Moore expected a healthy baby to come off the plane from Korea. She got Jamie instead. And then she and her family made a surprising choice.
Catherine Deveuve adds another jewel to her crown with multifaceted Place Vendôme
Siberian Eskimos on the edge of the Earth and the brink of starvation saved their lives and their culture by reviving the lost tradition of whale hunting. Now they worry the gray whales are poisoned.
Aging astronaut Clint Eastwood launches Space Cowboys with high-grade fossil fuel
Is the Clash still the only band that matters?
With the resurfacing of Yellow Submarine, can the rerelease of the original Beatles cartoons be far behind?
Michael Cole partners with a computer to choreograph his ASU show
Young artists break through the red tape to star in ASU Art Museum's new exhibit, "Contemporary Art From Cuba: Irony and Survival on the Utopian Island"
Jeff Ofstedahl became the Valley's most visible gay activist, turned Echo Magazine into a political force, and carefully planned his departure for four months of sailing and finishing a novel. Then his doctor called.
U2 still hasn't found what it's looking for--but has it given up trying?
A Valley company finds a thriving market for used Soviet-bloc fighter jets
The Sisters Rosensweig entangled in unfunny family ties
Ariel fuses the works of Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin and Coolio to a Liberace aesthetic in "The Power of Five"
WHEN IT COLLECTS AIRBORN SAMPLES OF RADIOACTIVE DUST, PALO VERDE THINKS SMALL
SHE WAS PROMISED SHE COULD ADOPT A RUSSIAN BABY IN EXCHANGE FOR HUMANITARIAN AID. IT WASN'T THAT EASY.
THEIR FATHER DEFECTED IN 1944. BROTHERS ANDREW AND VALENTIN WERE BROUGHT TOGETHER THIS YEAR TRYING TO FIND OUT WHY.
Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown sings the blues around the world